Qatar Says No to Rapprochement with Syrian Regime

Largely due to the support Damascus that has received from key allies—Russia, Iran, and Lebanese Hezbollah, President Bashar al-Assad’s...

GIF’s Annual Forecast 2019

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Qatar’s Withdrawal from OPEC: Energy Sector Strategy or Political...

Last week’s announcement by Qatar that the state intends to leave the Organization of Petroleum Exporting States (OPEC) in 2019 left many...

Scenarios for the Upcoming GCC Summit

The 2018 Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit is taking place amidst a changing balance of power between the two sides of the Gulf crisis....

Qatar Enacts Favorable Immigration Laws

Qatar recently announced a series of reforms related to the legal status of the countless expatriates who live and work in the country. In...

Qatar Eyes Germany’s Energy, Finance Sectors with 10 bln Euro...

The Gulf state of Qatar said on Friday it would invest 10 billion euros ($11.6 billion) to strengthen its ties with Germany over the next...

UN Court: UAE has Violated Qatar Nationals’ Basic Rights

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) today issued a provisional ruling...

Isolated Qatar pivots towards China, as its ties with Gulf states wane

It has been a year since Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and...

Qatar elected as UN General Assembly 73rd session Vice President

The United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday elected Qatar as Vice-President of the General Assembly for its 73rd session, which will...

The Gulf Impasse’s One Year Anniversary & the Changing Regional...

The Gulf Impasse’s One Year Anniversary & the Changing Regional Dynamics A year has passed since the Qatar News Agency was hacked and...

Trump Meets the Emir of Qatar in the White House

US President Donald Trump has praised his country’s ties with Qatar as he welcomed the Qatari emir to the White House. US President...

Qatar Signs $3.7bn Deal to Buy Military Helicopters

Qatar has announced it will be spending $3.71bn (€3bn) to buy 28 military helicopters, its latest high-profile defence purchase during a...